Entries by Broadway Family Dentistry

At Home Remedies for TMD

TMD also referred to as TMJ or temporomandibular disorder, can be a painful and frustrating condition. Studies show that symptoms develop as a result of problems with the muscles of the jaw or the temporomandibular joint itself. TMD may be due to an injury to the jaw or muscles of the head or neck, like […]

A Brighter Smile for the New Year

Studies show that individuals with brighter and whiter teeth are seen as more friendly, successful, and attractive. Those with stained teeth are perceived as less confident and not as capable. Whether or not these assumptions are true about the individual, the impact that a healthy white smile can have on your personal and professional life […]

Dealing with Dental Phobia as an Adult

Dental phobia goes beyond normal anxiety. It can make people feel terrified and panic-stricken although they know their fear is irrational. Someone with the dental phobia will demonstrate avoidance behavior by doing everything in their power to avoid the dentist’s chair. In fact, they will only do so if compelled by extreme dental pain. The […]

Halloween Safety

The only thing scary about October 31 should be the ghosts, witches, and occasional Darth Vaders roaming your neighborhood street. Unfortunately, the number one cause of injuries on Halloween falls due to costume hems that are too long, steps, curbs, and unseen objects. Hazardous or allergy-causing candies can also pose a risk to children. Here […]

Stress could be hurting your dental health

Stress can lead to a variety of health challenges like heart, stomach, or psychological issues. But did you know that stress can also cause dental problems? Bruxism is a condition characterized by grinding, clenching, and gritting the teeth. It causes headaches, earaches, jaw pain, tooth loss, and enamel erosion. Studies show that 70% of bruxism […]